Journalist, Youth House
David Miranda is a privacy activist and journalist who has covered stories based on leaks by US whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The 28-year-old Brazilian citizen was detained with his partner Glenn Greenwald for nine hours at Heathrow Airport under anti-terror laws for carrying files related to information obtained by the US whistleblower Edward Snowden. David is the Brazilian coordinator of the campaign for asylum to Snowden in Brazil (snowdentreaty.org), raising the pressure on Governments around the world to protect human rights, freedom of expression and information, and the rights of whistleblowers and journalists.
Chair: Renata Avila, Human rights lawyer and Director, Web We Want, Web Foundation Sergio Amadeu, Professor, Federal University of ABC Natalie Fenton, Professor and Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths, University of London Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Chairman of the Parliamentary Party Group Iceland, and Chairman of the board for the International […]